Samsung glamour days over-as it fights to save mobile market share

Empire State Tribune

Seoul, Korea: The success of its Galaxy smartphones, making billions of dollars competing with Apple Inc in the premium mobile market. The coming years are set to be more sombre for the South Korean tech giant, as it is forced to slash prices and accept lower margins at its mobile division in order to see […]

Phil Spencer talks the future of: Xbox One and Windows 10

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Given that the fallout from Games For Windows – Live (GFWL) is still being felt eight years after its launch, it takes no little chutzpah to get onstage at the Game Developers Conference and announce a new Windows gaming initiative. But if Xbox boss Phil Spencer’s GDC keynote is to be believed, things are on […]

The Works’ new study reveals: Australian women are the biggest liars on social media platforms

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While everyone has probably been guilty of exaggeration or telling the odd white lie, a new study has found that Australian women are more deceitful than men when it comes to what they say on social media.The Deceit Algorithm, truth, lies and brand trust in social media research carried out by Sydney advertising agency The […]

Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders Usher In The ‘Smartphone Election’

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who recently announced he is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 6, 2015.(Zach Gibson/The New York Times)

What explains Bernie Sanders’ and Donald Trump’s surge in the polls? Pundits have put forth a wide range of theories, but the answer may be as close as our pockets. It’s a sign of the power of the smartphone. The 2016 presidential election will be the first in which the majority of voters own a […]

Obama Administration joins the push for diversity in Silicon Valley

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The Obama administration Tuesday joined a push to increase diversity in the tech sector, announcing commitments by an array of venture capital investors and Silicon Valley firms to hire and promote more women and minorities. In the announcement, to be made during the White House’s first Demo Day for startups, 40 venture capital firms including […]